1 Then followed ten years of constructive definite effort toward the building of complete school systems in the South.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du BoisGet Context In VI
2 The cannon were fired, and at night the patrol found him hidden under the keel of a vessel in process of construction; he resisted the galley guards who seized him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
3 The vessels in process of construction are under a bell-glass there, as it were.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE ANKLE-CHAIN MUST HAVE UNDERGONE A CERTAIN...
4 Beneath the social construction, that complicated marvel of a structure, there are excavations of all sorts.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—MINES AND MINERS
5 There was no paper pasted on the wall, either on the side of the Jondrettes or on that of Marius; the coarse construction was visible in its nakedness.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A PROVIDENTIAL PEEP-HOLE
6 Since they had arrived at Corinthe, and had begun the construction of the barricade, no attention had been paid to Father Mabeuf.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II—THE FLAG: ACT SECOND
7 A clashing of chains, the uneasy jolting of a mass, the click of brass skipping along the pavement, a sort of solemn uproar, announced that some sinister construction of iron was approaching.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE SITUATION BECOMES AGGRAVATED
8 An obscure ramification ever at work; a construction which is immense and ignored.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—FUTURE PROGRESS
9 The tunnel ended like the interior of a funnel; a faulty construction, imitated from the wickets of penitentiaries, logical in a prison, illogical in a sewer, and which has since been corrected.
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10 Mr. Peggotty seemed very much shocked at himself for having made a speech capable of this unfeeling construction, but was prevented from replying, by Peggotty's pulling his sleeve, and shaking her head.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 31. A GREATER LOSS
11 I passed three days in a luxury of wretchedness, torturing myself by putting every conceivable variety of discouraging construction on all that ever had taken place between Dora and me.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
12 I assure you I am in no danger of putting any strained construction on your motives.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 46. INTELLIGENCE
13 "Es ist ein ganz einfaches Ding," and he began to explain the construction of the machine.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 6: Chapter 22
14 "It's a pity Johnnie Gallegher is tied up with Tommy Wellburn on that construction work," she thought.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXXVIII
15 Herein it is the same with the American whale fishery as with the American army and military and merchant navies, and the engineering forces employed in the construction of the American Canals and Railroads.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.